Michigan starts legalizing “Digital License Plates”, becomes the 3rd state to start after California & Arizona.2 min read
Michigan is the third state to give the all-clear to digital license plates, after California in 2018 and Arizona in 2019. These digital license plates also called “RPlates” and “RPlate Pro” are made by a company called “Reviver”. The firm said that 10 more states are in the process of approving these digital license plates.
Benefits of having a Digital license plate:
- These Plates can be customized, the plate can be switched between light and dark modes, and there is space for a personalized banner message at the bottom of the rectangle.
- Easy renewal of registration, can be done through the Reviver app.
- RPlate Pro contains GPS and telematics transponders, so it can locate a vehicle — one lost in a parking lot or one that’s stolen.
- The Pro version with its telematics transponder can also track mileage.
- Broadcasting; The plate can display public safety announcements like Amber Alerts.
Pricing of RPlate:
Both RPlate and RPlate Pro require subscription plans. Subscription cost of battery powered Rplate is $215.40 per year for a four-year total of $861.60, or for $19.95 monthly for a four-year total of $957.60.
Pricing of RPlate Pro
Firstly, The RPlate Pro is wired into the vehicle, so after paying $150 for professional installation, a subscriber pays over either $275.40 per year for $1,101.60 after four years, or $24.95 monthly for a total of $1,197.60 after four years.
Locations at which these Reviver plates are available:
The plates are “presently accessible in Woodbury, Garfield, Cascade, Ann Arbor, Benton, Laporte, Saginaw, Lockport, Novi, Belmont, and Lansing.”